Technology and Innovation Management – NBS

Narxoz Business School B.A. Specialization in Technology & Innovation Management

Design Your Future as a manager or entrepreneur capable of managing and generating the new knowledge and technological innovations that will shape society in the 21st century.

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

The NBS B.A. Specialization in Technology & Innovation Management (TIM) graduates are prepared to understand and cope with technological and social change while keeping their organizations at the forefront of global leadership. TIM students go through an action- and practice-oriented program designed to hone their ability to manage creative enterprises and create, lead and grow startups.

Graduates from the program have myriad opportunities in diverse fields, including the following:

Multinationals, Startups and Consultancies
Graduates may pursue careers as general or product managers, management analysts or innovation consultants. They are likewise well-trained in the fields marketing, product development, project management and entrepreneurial and venture finance, opening a wide range of career options.
Research Institutes, Government Agencies and International Organizations
With their strong background in innovation management and entrepreneurship, TIM graduates can apply their interdisciplinary knowledge in research and policy making to improve innovation ecosystems and foster creative industries.
Entrepreneurship
TIM prepares students to work across disciplines and with individuals of diverse backgrounds, giving creative students a leg up on starting their own enterprise. Narxoz students likewise benefit from our business incubator and startup support, making it possible to start an enterprise and to receive mentor support from experienced entrepreneurs while enrolled in the program.

PROGRAM BENEFITS

  • Courses and mentoring conducted by the best Kazakhstan and foreign faculty, entrepreneurs and managers
  • International or local internship, incubation hub and exchange opportunities allowing for close interaction with foreign and local entrepreneurs, students and professors
  • Access to NBS Leadership Series featuring regular lectures and workshops by leading entrepreneurs, business executives, Narxoz alumni and academic from Kazakhstan and abroad

PROGRAM DETAILS

SPECIALIZATION COURSES

  • Human Resource Management – 6 ECTS
  • International Management – 6 ECTS
  • Performance Management – 6 ECTS
  • Supply Chain Management – 6 ECTS
  • Strategic Management – 6 ECTS
  • Entrepreneurial Finance – 6 ECTS
  • Creativity, Innovation, and Value Creation – 6 ECTS
  • Managing and Growing Startups – 6 ECTS
  • Technology Incubation and Commercialization – 6 ECTS
  • Digital Disruption – 6 ECTS

SENIOR CAPSTONE

Senior students have several options to put the skills they have acquired to the test:

  • Consulting project for local startup or tech enterprise
  • Research thesis supervised by experienced mentors at one of Narxoz’s research institutes or centers
  • Case study or creative startup project

MINOR

Students usually declare a minor from outside NBS in the third year of study. At the time of declaration, students can choose from any minor offered. A minor requires a set of required courses for a minimum of 24 credits. Examples of related interdisciplinary minor options available to students include the following:

  • Cognitive Science
  • Future Studies and Strategic Foresight
  • Intellectual Property Law

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